Past Meetup

Discover a fundamental shift in database technology (Dec 4, 2018)

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Pizza and drinks will be served starting at 5:30 PM. Presentations start at 6:00 PM.

Session 1 (90 minutes): Discover a fundamental shift in database technology

Speaker: Cary Bourgeois, Sales Engineer for FaunaDB (

Session Abstract: With an introduction to FaunaDB, you will hear the benefits of a distributed transactional database without the application complexities. FaunaDB is a new category of database that brings back the Enterprise capabilities that NoSQL had to drop in order to scale. Previously you had to decide between data consistency OR high availability & scalability. FaunaDB gives you the best of both worlds - the strong data/transactional consistency and security of RDBMS with the horizontal scaling, high resiliency, and performance qualities of NoSQL. This means ACID transactions across all your globally distributed data-centers along with scalability and high availability.

Speaker BIO: Cary brings more than 20 years of experience in the applications and database space, most recently with Datastax/Cassandra and SAP HANA. His primary focus has been communicating the advantages of new technologies and in accelerating the adoption and incorporation of these technologies within customer eco-systems. Most recently he has been working with distributed database systems, deployment options and distributed applications.

Wrap-up and Social: Take the opportunity to socialize with your peers. Please contact [masked] if you have any questions